Technical Standards Notices

Technical Standards Notices

NEW STANDARDS PROJECTS

Development work has begun on the following new or revised standards. Directly and materially affected individuals are invited to contribute to the development of such standards. Those wanting to participate may contact the Program Manager listed with the document.

Participation on AWS Technical Committees and Subcommittees is open to all persons.

C4.9/C4.9M, Recommended Practices for Oxyacetylene Cutting of Steel
This recommended practices for oxyacetylene cutting include the latest procedures to be used in conjunction with oxyacetylene equipment and the latest safety recommendations. Complete lists of equipment are available from individual manufactures.
Stakeholders: Welding professionals involved in steel cutting
Revised Standard
Staff Contact: R. K. Gupta, ext. 301

B2.1-5A-222-2021 (R202x), Specification (SWPS) for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Chromium-Molybdenum Steel (M-5A/P-5A), ER90S-B3, 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] Thick, As-Welded Condition; 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 3/4 inch [19 mm] Thick, PWHT Condition, Primarily Pipe Applications
This standard contains the essential welding variables for chromium-molybdenum steel in the thickness range of 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] in the as-welded condition; or 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 3/4 inch [19 mm] in the post- weld heat treated (PWHT) condition, using manual gas tungsten arc welding. It cites the base metals and operating conditions necessary to make the weldment, the filler metal specifications, and the allowable joint designs for groove welds. This standard welding procedure specification (SWPS) was developed primarily for pipe applications..
Stakeholders: Manufacturers, welders, engineers, CWIs, accredited training facilities
Reaffirmed Standard
Staff Contact: J. M. Rosario, ext. 308

B2.1-5A-223, Standard Welding Procedure Specification (SWPS) for Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Chromium-Molybdenum Steel (M-5A/P-5A), E9018-B3, 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] Thick, As-Welded Condition; 1/8 inch [13 mm] through 1-1/2 inch [38 mm] Thick, PWHT Condition, Primarily Pipe Applications
This standard contains the essential welding variables for chromium-molybdenum steel in the thickness range of 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] in the as-welded condition; or 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1-1/2 inch [38 mm] in the post- weld heat treated (PWHT) condition, using manual shielded metal arc welding. It cites the base metals and operating conditions necessary to make the weldment, the filler metal specifications, and the allowable joint designs for groove welds. This standard welding procedure specification (SWPS) was developed primarily for pipe applications.
Stakeholders: Manufacturers, welders, engineers, CWIs, accredited training facilities
Revised Standard
Staff Contact: J. M. Rosario, ext. 308

B2.1-5A-224, Standard Welding Procedure Specification (SWPS) for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding followed by Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Chromium-Molybdenum Steel (M-5A/P-5A), ER90S-B3 and E9018-B3, 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] Thick, As-Welded Condition; 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1-1/2 inch [38 mm] Thick, PWHT Condition, Primarily Pipe Applications
This standard contains the essential welding variables for chromium-molybdenum steel in the thickness range of 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] in the as-welded condition; or 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1-1/2 inch [38 mm] in the postweld heat treated (PWHT) condition, using manual gas tungsten arc welding followed by manual shielded arc welding. It cites the base metals and operating conditions necessary to make the weldment, the filler metal specifications, and the allowable joint designs for groove welds. This standard welding procedure specification (SWPS) was developed primarily for pipe applications.
Stakeholders: Manufacturers, welders, engineers, CWIs, accredited training facilities
Revised Standard
Staff Contact: J. M. Rosario, ext. 308

B2.1-5A-225, Standard Welding Procedure Specification (SWPS) for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Consumable Insert Root) of Chromium- Molybdenum Steel (M-5A/P-5A), IN521 and ER90S-B3, 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] Thick, As-Welded Condition; 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 3/4 inch [19 mm] Thick, PWHT Condition, Primarily Pipe Applications
This standard contains the essential welding variables for chromium-molybdenum steel in the thickness range of 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] in the as-welded condition; or 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 3/4 inch [19 mm] in the postweld heat treated (PWHT) condition, using manual gas tungsten arc welding with a consumable insert root. It cites the base metals and operating conditions necessary to make the weldment, the filler metal specifications, and the allowable joint designs for groove welds. This standard welding procedure specification (SWPS) was developed primarily for pipe applications.
Stakeholders: Manufacturers, welders, engineers, CWIs, accredited training facilities
Revised Standard
Staff Contact: J. M. Rosario, ext. 308

B2.1-5A-226, Standard Welding Procedure Specification (SWPS) for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Consumable Insert Root) followed by Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Chromium- Molybdenum Steel (M-5A/P-5A), IN521, ER90S-B3, and E9018-B3, 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] Thick, As-Welded Condition; 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1-1/2 inch [38 mm] Thick, PWHT Condition, Primarily Pipe Applications
This standard contains the essential welding variables for chromium-molybdenum steel in the thickness range of 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1/2 inch [13 mm] in the as-welded condition; or 1/8 inch [3 mm] through 1-1/2 inch [38 mm] in the post- weld heat treated (PWHT) condition, using manual gas tungsten arc welding with a consumable insert root, followed by shielded metal arc welding. It cites the base metals and operating conditions necessary to make the weldment, the filler metal specifications, and the allowable joint designs for groove welds. This standard welding procedure specification (SWPS) was developed primarily for pipe application.
Stakeholders: Manufacturers, welders, engineers, CWIs, accredited training facilities
Revised Standard
Staff Contact: J. M. Rosario, ext. 308

 

STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

AWS was approved as an accredited standards-preparing organization by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1979. AWS rules, as approved by ANSI, require that all standards be open to public review for comment during the approval process. This column also advises of ANSI approval of documents. The standards listed below are under public review. A draft copy may be obtained through the AWS staff contact for the respective standard. Send correspondence to AWS, Standards Development, 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672; telephone 305.443.9353.

A5.5/A5.5M, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Revised Standard - $37.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 8/29/2022]
Staff Contact: K. Bulger, ext. 307

A5.28/A5.28M, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding
Revised Standard - $37.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 9/12/2022]
Staff Contact: K. Bulger, ext. 307

A9.5-2012 (R202x), Guide for Verification and Validation in Computation Weld Mechanics
Reaffirmed Standard - $36.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 9/12/2022]
Staff Contact: R. K. Gupta, ext. 301

D1.3/D1.3M, Structural Welding Code-Sheet Steel
Revised Standard - $75.50 [ANSI Public Review expires 9/5/2022]
Staff Contact: J. A. Molin, ext. 304

D9.1/D9.1M, Sheet Metal Welding Code
Revised Standard - $44.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 9/19/2022]
Staff Contact: J. A. Molin, ext. 304

D14.0/D14.0M, Machinery and Equipment Welding Specification
Revised Standard - $134.00 [ANSI Public Review expires 8/22/2022]
Staff Contact: K. Bulger, ext. 307

 

ISO DRAFT STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

Copies of the following Draft International Standards are available for review and comment through your national standards body, which in the United States is ANSI, 25 West 43rd Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY, 10036; telephone 212.642.4900. Any comments regarding ISO documents should be sent to your national standards body.

In the United States, if you wish to participate in the development of International Standards for welding, contact Andrew Davis at AWS, 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL, 33166-6672; telephone 305.443.9353 ext. 466, e-mail: adavis@aws.org. Otherwise contact your national standards body.

None at this time.

 

NEW STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

REVISED STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

REAFFIRMED STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

STANDARDS ADMINISTRATIVELY WITHDRAWN BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

AMENDMENT APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

 

ADDENDA STANDARDS APPROVED BY ANSI

None at this time.

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